Paintable films from chemically exfoliated 2D bismuth telluride nanosheets.

Show simple item record Carroll, Elaine Buckley, Darragh Collins, Gillian Holmes, Justin D. Razeeb, Kafil M. O'Dwyer, Colm 2018-07-16T10:30:36Z 2018-07-16T10:30:36Z 2015-05
dc.identifier.citation Carroll, E., Buckley, D., Collins, G., Holmes, J. D., Razeeb, K. M. and O'Dwyer, C. (2015) 'Paintable Films from Chemically Exfoliated 2D Bismuth Telluride Nanosheets', ECS Transactions, 64(41), pp. 1-11. doi: 10.1149/06441.0001ecst en
dc.identifier.volume 64 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 11 en
dc.identifier.issn 1938-5862
dc.identifier.doi 10.1149/06441.0001ecst
dc.description.abstract This work highlights a method whereby solvent exfoliation of Bi2Te3 into solution-dispersible 2D nanosheets can form a practical thin film that can be distributed across a surface. Optimized exfoliated suspensions are also shown to form smooth, uniform blends when mixed with poly ethylene glycol and other polymers to produce a paintable Bi2Te3 film that can be applied to surfaces using an innovative painting technique. Atomic force microscopy, transmission electron spectroscopy, Raman scattering spectroscopy and scanning electron spectroscopy are used to examine the structure of the 2D nanosheets and the Bi2Te3 thin films. Electrical transport studies show that the films have conductive pathways over a range of surfaces and various structural formations, linking the conductivity to the percolating conduction through the nanosheet ensemble. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council (Enterprise Partnership Scheme with Analog Devices under award EPSPG/2011/160; Irish Research Council New Foundations Award); University College Cork (UCC Strategic Research Fund) Science Foundation Ireland (SFI under the National Access Programme (NAP 417)) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Electrochemical Society en
dc.rights © 2015 ECS - The Electrochemical Society en
dc.subject Interfaces (materials) en
dc.subject Atomic force microscopy en
dc.subject Conductive films en
dc.subject Electron spectroscopy en
dc.subject Electronic equipment en
dc.subject Ethylene en
dc.subject Ethylene glycol en
dc.subject Nanosheets en
dc.subject Thermal insulating materials en
dc.subject Thin films en
dc.subject Electrical transport en
dc.subject Painting techniques en
dc.subject Percolating conduction en
dc.subject Raman scattering spectroscopy en
dc.subject Scanning electron spectroscopies en
dc.subject Solvent exfoliations en
dc.subject Structural formation en
dc.subject Transmission electron en
dc.subject Bismuth telluride en
dc.title Paintable films from chemically exfoliated 2D bismuth telluride nanosheets. en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm O'Dwyer, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en 2018-06-11T21:29:08Z
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dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council en
dc.contributor.funder Analog Devices en
dc.contributor.funder University College Cork en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle ECS Transactions en
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